Audio AIs impersonate former South Sudan leader Omar al-Bashir
Occurred: August 2023
Audio recordings appearing to show Omar al-Bashir, the former leader of Sudan, criticising the head of the Sudanese army have been identified as having been manipulated using artificial intelligence.
Country: South Sudan
Technology: Deepfake - audio; Generative adversarial network (GAN); Neural network; Deep learning
Issue: Governance; Mis/disinformation
Published: October 2023